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11/21 - Algoma Quebecois scrap tow in the Welland Canal Wednesday morning - Skip Gillham
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N
ew salties - 
René Beauchamp
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Oslo Bulk 4 passing Sorel-Tracy on Saturday bound for Valleyfield in the St. Lawrence Seaway.
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AK Brother heading for Thunder Bay upbound below Ste. Catherine Lock on Tuesday. This bulker is well known to shipwatchers under the name Calliröe Patronicola.
     

Fox River dredging in Green Bay, Wis. - Wendell Wilke
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Tug Bob Teed (near) and bow stem of Satisfaction (far left) sunk in Fox River in Green Bay, Wis.
       

American Century Saginaw River - Todd Shorkey
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American Century inbound at the Saginaw River Front Range
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Another view
     

New Zealand ship
- Ron Beaupre
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Zealand Juliana downbound at Iroquois Lock.
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Zealand Delilah upbound at Mariatown.
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Zealand Delilah on her first trip up the Seaway.
   

Anchored off Alpena -
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Vessels anchored off Alpena - Ben & Chanda McClain
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American Mariner
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Robert S. Pierson
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American Spirit
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Another view of the three
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Panoramic - Larry Sawasky
       

Ryerson at its temporary lay-up dock in Superior looks ready to make a turn onto the New Tower Avenue -D. Stewart
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Cheboygan, Michigan - Dianne Donati
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Postcards need Information
- Don Geske
If you can ID the boats in these post card please post to the Search Page
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11/18 - Buffalo - Brian W.
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The Paul L. Luedtke is bringing her scow up the Buffalo River at the CSX CP-1 Drawbridge. This was originally the New York Central's "River Bridge" or signal station "RB" in their nomenclature.
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Holding position in the river (which really is just an industrialized creek) can be tricky. The tug is throttling against the wind & current while waiting for a lift at the CSX CP Draw Bridge ahead, out of view to the left.
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The old Nickel Plate RR bridge is permanently raised & CP Draw is about to go up for the passage of the tug & her scow. All 3 bridges in my photos today are 100 years old as of 2013.
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On her way back down, the Paul Luedtke is clear of the draw as the bridge comes down behind her. Originally constructed over dry land, the river was then rerouted under the bridges for navigation purposes.
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The tug looks to have been recently painted with a nice & clean appearance as she waits for the bridge at CP-1. The CSX bridge operator has to get permission from the dispatcher before he lets the tug through.

Three Rivers leaving Oshawa Saturday  - Lorraine Morrill
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Tugs are Ocean Golf on the stern and Laprairie on the Port side.
     

Paul R. Tregurtha in Marquette -
Rod Burdick
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Unloading coal into the Upper Harbor hopper.
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Close up
     

Federal Oshima departing IJmuiden on Saturday -
Peter Beentjes
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Brockville, Ontario -
Ed Snider
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Thousand Footers line up at the Soo - USACE
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On board the Quebecois, several years ago –
Skip Gillham
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Historical Perspective - USS Sable, former passenger ship Greater Buffalo
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11/14 - Welland Canal -
Barry Andersen
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Federal Schelde entering Lock 3 downbound
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Zealand Beatrix at Thorold dock

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Hellespont Charger passing Cedarglen above Lock
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Hellespont Charger upbound above Lock 7
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Hellespont Charger upbound clear of old guard gate above Lock 7
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John D. Leitch upbound headed to Lock 2

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John D. Leitch wheelhouse

 
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tugs Lac Manitoba & Seahound above Lock 1 downbound headed to Toronto for scrap tow
   

Escanaba and Fairport, Mich. - Tom Hynes
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Car ferry Viking being cut down on 11/11/13.  Taken without a tripod in gale force winds.
 
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Fairbanks Morse engine from tug Sea Chief.  Donated to the U.P. Steam and Gas Association in Escanaba by Basic Marine.
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Deck view of MCM Marine's tug Drummond Islander II at Escanaba
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Bow view of Drummond Islander II
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Ten E&LS Baldwin locomotives in one row.
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    Abandoned boat off T.D. Vinette in Escanaba
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Fish tug Jane from Washington Island.  Wooden hull is clad in steel
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Fish tug fleet at Fairport, MI.
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Fairport's fleet of net trucks
 
         


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